Consultant Profile

Dr Robin Corkill

Dr Robin Corkill BSc; MBBS; MRCP: CCST; MD;
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Neurology
    • Epilepsy
    • Headache
    • Memory disorders
    • Multiple sclerosis
Special clinical interests:

Neurology with an interest in early onset Dimentia (ie under 65 years old)
Transient Loss of consciousness

Research interests:

Early onset dementia

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Neurologist, University Hospital of Wales

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
029 2073 6011
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Corkill qualified in medicine at Charing Cross and Westminster medical school in London in 1992. 

After completing his MD using advanced imaging techniques in normal pressure hydrocephalus in Oxford, he went on to complete his higher professional training in Manchester. Here he developed an interest in early onset dementia with the internationally recognised team responsible for clarifying the clinical features of some of the most common dementia syndromes. 

Working as a consultant neurologist in South East Wales he runs the Cardiff early onset dementia service providing a diagnostic service for challenging and atypical cases.  He sees and treats the whole spectrum of general neurological disease in his role as visiting neurologist to Mountain Ash and Prince Charles hospitals whilst being based 3 days a week at the University hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

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